World Series of Poker - Season 2009

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  • Final Table
    Final Table
    Episode 31
    11/11/09
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    A 21 year old Michigan poker professional named Joe Cada who chose cards over college won the 2009 World Series of Poker main event in Las Vegas, winning $8.55 million and becoming the youngest player to win the tournament in its 40 year history.
  • $40k Championship, Pt. 2
    7/30/09
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    Both Lon McEachern and Norman Chad will call all the exciting action this year at the 2009 World Series of Poker. The $40k No-Limit Hold'em Championship table has reached its final four as Dani Stern, Greg Raymer, Vitaly Lunkin and Isaac Haxton look to reach poker prominence.
  • $40k Championship, Pt. 1
    7/30/09
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    Both Lon McEachern and Norman Chad will call all the exciting action this year at the 2009 World Series of Poker. This episode contains Dani Stern, Ted Forrest, Greg Raymer, Isaac Haxton and many others battling in the $40k No-Limit Hold'em Championship.
  • Champions Invitational Ep.2
    8/5/09
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    The celebration of the World Series of Poker continues with the first ever Champions Invitational. Twenty past Main Event Winners gathered together for this very special tournament, eager to test their skills against one another. Robert Varkonyi, Tom McEvoy, Jim Bechtel, and Dan Harrington made the Final Table and will battle for the bracelet. They looked to take home a 1970 Corvette Stingray and the Binion Cup, aV3s well as the right to be called The Champion of Champions.moreless
  • Champions Invitational Ep.1
    8/5/09
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    The celebration of the World Series of Poker continues with the first ever Champions Invitational. Twenty past Main Event Winners gathered together for this very special tournament, eager to test their skills against one another. Carlos Mortensen, Robert Varkonyi, Huck Seed, Jim Bechtel, Berry Johnston, Tom McEvoy and Doyle Brunson made the prestigious Final Table.moreless
  • Ante Up for Africa Ep.2
    8/18/09
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    Headliners Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Sarah Silverman, Charles Barkley, Brad Garrett, Jason Alexander, Nelly, Cedric the Entertainer, Hershel Walker and many more take on pokers biggest stars in the Ante Up for Africa celebrity event. Hosted by Don Cheadle and Annie Duke the event showcases these celebrities playing against some of the best poker pros on the planet including Chris Ferguson, Eric Seidel, Howard Lederer and Jennifer Harman.moreless
  • Ante Up for Africa Ep.1
    8/18/09
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    The biggest names in the entertainment industry invade the World Series of Poker for two very special one hour episodes. Headliners Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Sarah Silverman, Charles Barkley, Brad Garrett, Jason Alexander, Nelly, Cedric the Entertainer, Hershel Walker and many more take on pokers biggest stars in the Ante Up for Africa celebrity event. Hosted by Don Cheadle and Annie Duke the event showcases these celebrities playing against some of the best poker pros on the planet including Chris Ferguson, Eric Seidel, Howard Lederer and Jennifer Harman. And as the coverage shows, the celebrities came to play.moreless
  • Main Event - Episode 24
    11/13/09
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    The anticipation is high as only 14 players are left to compete for the 9 spots at the Main Event Final Table. For most players this is a once in a lifetime opportunity to be part of the November 9. For Phil Ivey, he has come close 3 times before, and is trying to finally break through to the Main Event Final Table for a chance to capture a World Championship and cement his place as the best poker player on the planet.moreless
  • Main Event - Episode 23
    11/4/09
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    Only 18 players remain. Nine will go home short of the promised land. The other nine will become the November Nine. Who will it be? Will it be one of the 4 remaining youngsters capable of breaking the record of Peter Eastgate as the youngest Main Event Champion? Will it be Darvin Moon, the logger from Maryland who looks to extend his improbable run? Will it be Steve Begleiter, the former Bear Sterns executive looking to cash in on the biggest stage in poker? Will it be Billy Kopp, the young student from Kentucky who has held the chip lead for much of the tournament? Will it be Jeff Shulman the only player left who has actually been there before? Or will it be the most feared player in poker, Phil Ivey? The tension is sure to be as high as the stakes!moreless
  • Main Event - Episode 22
    10/28/09
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    Day 8 of the 2009 Main Event continues. Just 23 players remain, and all eyes are on the biggest name in the game. Phil Ivey, who, after several near misses in recent years, is looking to finally make that elusive Main Event Final Table. One player left in the field who has been there before is Jeff Shulman, and he'd like nothing more than to get there again. And, as always, a new crop of players are making their mark, led by chip leader Billy Kopp, logger Darvin Moon, and former Bear Sterns Executive Steve Begleiter. Every hand counts, every decision counts, as we are inching closer to finding out who will be the November Nine.moreless
  • Main Event - Episode 21
    10/27/09
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    It all comes down to this as just 27 players remain in the 40th Annual World Series of Poker Main Event. This one hour show begins the last day of play before we reach the November Nine. The field is small in size, but rich in talent and includes the best player in the game, Phil Ivey. Next to Ivey at the feature table, is his good friend, Jeff Shulman, the last player remaining to have reached a Main Event final table back in 2000. They are joined by the unlikely chip leader Darvin Moon, a logger from Maryland. Bracelet winner Antonio Esfandiari is at table two. In the field, sits the last woman left, Leo Margets who is hoping to become only the second woman to ever make the Main Event final table. This session is filled with excitement, energy, and tension as 27 players battle it out for the 9 coveted spots.moreless
  • Main Event - Episode 20
    10/21/09
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    The 2009 Main Event has been reduced from 6,494 players to just 44, and with only 5 active tables left inside the Rio, every hand is crucial. Leo Margets is hoping to become just the second woman in history to advance to the Final Table, while her tablemate Jeff Shulman is looking to return for the first time since 2000. Seven time bracelet winner Phil Ivey is still in the hunt for his first Main Event championship, and at the featured table, top pro Antonio Esfandiari is heeding the advice of his new life coach as he tries to extend the most successful Main Event run of his career. When the day is done just 27 players will remain in pursuit of one of the nine most coveted seats in poker.moreless
  • Main Event - Episode 19
    10/21/09
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    After beginning with 6,494 players the main event is down to just 64! It is a star studded and highly decorated field. Headlined by Seven time bracelet winner and the man most consider to be the best player on the planet, Phil Ivey. The Magician, Antonio Esfandiari is at the feature table as he looks for bracelet number two. Leo Margets is at Table 2, as she looks to become the first female since 1995 to make a main event final table. Out in the field, Tom Schneider hopes to become the first player of the year to win the big one. While two players, Dennis Phillips and Jeff Shulman attempt to make their second main event final table. The big pros are getting all the attention, but as the main event has proven time and again, never count out the amateurs, like current chip leader, and Maryland logger, Darvin Moon. The tension is rising as everyone has their sites now squarely set on final table.moreless
  • Main Event - Episode 18
    10/14/09
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    In a field that began with 6494 players, Show #24 begins with just 100 remaining. It is a November Nine reunion at the Feature Table with 2008 Main Event Champion Peter Eastgate and third place finisher Dennis Phillips still sitting prominently in the spotlight. Eastgate is hoping to become the first repeat Main Event Champion in over 20 years, while Dennis Phillips is hoping to follow in the footsteps of Dan Harrington, who was the last player to make Main Event Final Tables in back to back years. Also in the field are the last two women standing, Nicole Peppe and Leo Margets. Only one woman has ever made the Main Event Final Table Barbara Enright in 1995. Will this be the year a woman does it again? This episode also features some of the top players in the game including: Kenny Tran, Prahlad Friedman, Antonio Esfandiari, 2007 WSOP Player of the Year Tom Schneider and the man many consider to be the best player in the world, seven time bracelet winner Phil Ivey.moreless
  • Main Event - Episode 17
    10/14/09
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    When other sports bring the best players together, they call it an All Star Game, but when it happens at the Main Event of the World Series of Poker, it's simply called extraordinary. And extraordinary is exactly what we have for Show 23. Not one, not two, not three, but FOUR poker heavy hitters collide at our action-packed featured table. Two-time bracelet winner JC Tran, 2008 Main Event Champ Peter Eastgate, Final Table mate with Eastgate Dennis Phillips, and 2005 World Champion Joe Hachem battle in hopes of extending their memorable Main Event runs. Only a few feet away, seven time bracelet winner, Phil Ivey, anchors our secondary table. And out in the field, more top pros like Kenny Tran, ElkY Grospellier, and Antonio Esfandiari continue their march towards the 2009 Main Event Title. Big names, big stacks, and big dreams coming your way at the 2009 World Series of Poker.moreless
  • Main Event - Episode 16
    10/7/09
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    Day 6 of the Main Event gets underway with a very talented field remaining. Former Main Event champions Peter Eastgate and Joe Hachem continue their quest for a rare second title, while Phil Ivey moves closer towards completing his resume as the best player in the game. And at the feature table, a pro known for his rapping as well as his game Prahlad Friedman, is seated next to a former Player Of The Year, Tom Schneider.moreless
  • Main Event- Episode 15
    10/7/09
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    The final 9 is now within sight at the 2009 World Series of Poker Main Event. Over 96 percent of the 6,494 player field has been eliminated and among the remaining 230 players is a who is who of the poker world vying to be a member of the November 9. 2005 Champion Joseph Hachem and defending champion Peter Eastgate are in the hunt to join the pantheon of two time winners while a cast of accomplished players stand in their way. The ESPN and BLUFF number 1 ranked player in the world Bertrand Grospellier, 7 time bracelet winner Phil Ivey, 2008 November 9 member Dennis Phillips, 2007 Player of the Year Tom Scheneider, top pros Antonio Esfandiari, JC Tran, Kenny Tran and many more. Each are on track to make run at the poker ultimate prize. Will this be the year that a well know player finally goes all the way. Find out as Day 5 comes to a close.moreless
  • Main Event - Episode 14
    9/30/09
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    The action continues on Day 5 of the Main Event. With just over 300 players, there are still several big names vying for the top prize in poker. Past World Champions Joe Hachem, Dan Harrington and Peter Eastgate all have chance to make poker history yet again. Dennis Phillips, Jeff Shulman and Phil Ivey have all come very close to winning the Main Event before but will 2009 be their year? Bertand Grospellier has been one of the hottest players on the planet and is looking to add a Main Event title to an increasingly impressive resume. With each elimination, we move closer to crowning the next World Champion at the 2009 World Series of Pokermoreless
  • Main Event - Episode 13
    9/30/09
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    With four days behind us and four days ahead before we reach the 40th Annual World Series of Poker Main Event final table. The stakes are big and the excitement is even bigger. It is Day 5! The players have all made the money and now they can see the light at the end of the tunnel and begin to dream about making it to the November Nine. 407 players will start the day and the field is stacked with some of the best in the game including an interesting match up at the feature table, two veterans of the main event final table, Andy Black who finished 5th the year that Joe Hachem won (2005) and Jeff Shulman who finished 7th the year that Chris Ferguson won (2000). They are seated alongside Elky Grospellier who is one of the hottest players on the planet today. Out in the field looms Phil Ivey along with four former world champions including the winner last year, Peter Eastgate as well as his final table mate Dennis Phillips. This one hour show is part one of three sessions of this action packed day five.moreless
  • Main Event - Episode 12
    9/23/09
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    Now that the Main Event field has reached the money, the hunt is on for the REAL money. The top prize is over $8.5 million. Less than 650 players remain, and among the field are six former World Champions. Chris Ferguson, Bobby Baldwin, Dan Harrington and Phil Hellmuth are scattered at tables throughout the Rio, while 2005 champion Joe Hachem is seated at Table Two with Peter Eastgate, who is seeking his second consecutive title. At the feature table, Phil Ivey, a seven time bracelet winner who is looking to add a Main Event championship to his collection.moreless
  • Main Event - Episode 11
    9/23/09
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    The tension runs high as players look to cash in for at least $21,365. But they'll have to navigate through a field of tough pros and former champions. Perhaps the biggest name remaining, Phil Ivey is center stage at the feature table. Considered the best poker player on the planet, Ivey is coming off a World Series that saw him win two bracelets. Tonight the world gets to watch the greatest player on the planet take advantage of those just hoping to make some money. Ivey, though, has his sights on what 6 other players in the field all ready have, a Main Event bracelet. Former champions Joseph Hachem and Peter Eastgate will play at table 2, while out in the field are the other 4 champions, Chris Ferguson, Dan Harrington, Bobby Baldwin and Phil Hellmuth. Also looking to cash is actor Lou Diamond Phillips, other pros Greg Mueller, Tom Schneider, JC Tran, and the 3rd Place finisher from last year, Dennis Phillips.moreless
  • Main Event - Episode 10
    9/16/09
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    Some players consider Day Three moving day when the true contenders will make a move and rise from the pack. What will happen today is a definate guess, but one thing is certain, the 2009 Main Event Champion is somewhere in this field. This Main Event continues the journey to the most coveted prize in poker with the two awesome Aussies, 2005 Main Event Champion Joe Hachem and 2009 Player of the Year Jeff Lisandro. Hachem, who is always a tough competitor, is looking to make another run at the title, while Lisandro, the winner of three bracelets this year, is hoping to add the most coveted piece of jewelry to his collection.moreless
  • Main Event - Episode 9
    9/16/09
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    The Day One is done. The Day Two is history. Now it is Day Three and everyone is here. That is right, with Day Three comes a united field, meaning our next Main Event Champion is in the Rio. Who it will be is a certain guess, but there are many big names still very much in the hunt. Phil Ivey, Phil Hellmuth, and Peter Eastgate are all poised for a big run. But if there is one player who has perhaps the most momentum, it is Jeffrey Lisandro. Lisandro has already won 3 WSOP bracelets this year and would love nothing more than to cap off his historic season with a fourth, the Main Event title. He will be joined at the featured table by fellow Aussie and the 2005 Main Event Champion, Joe Hachem. The stars are aligned in one singular field as the Main Event really gets going!moreless
  • Main Event - Episode 8
    9/9/09
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    The second day of Day 2 comes to a close as the biggest names in the game look to advance towards the Main Event title. Phil Ivey and Phil Hellmuth are considered two of the very best in the game and look to build momentum heading towards Day 3. They are joined by defending champion Peter Eastgate, striving for a remarkable repeat in this event, and NBA Champion Jordan Farmar, of the Los Angeles Lakers, who is hoping his 2009 includes 2 championships.moreless
  • Main Event - Episode 7
    9/9/09
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    World Series of Poker star and 11 time bracelet winner Phil Hellmuth is sure to supply plenty of entertainment and quite possibly a few confrontations. The 1989 Main event Champion nearly made the final table last year and this year he is even hungrier to get another shot at the World Championship. But on this day he will have to contend with a slew of the biggest names in the field including 7 time bracelet winner Phil Ivey, defending Main Event Champion Peter Eastgate, former champions Scotty Nguyen and Joe Hachem, 2008 Player of the Year Erick Lindgren, 2008 Final table member Dennis Phillips, and Jeffrey Lisandro who won an astonishing 3 Bracelets in 2009.moreless
  • Main Event - Episode 6
    9/2/09
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    2004 Champ Greg Raymer and 2000 Champ Chris Ferguson are both looking to continue the road toward another World Championship. Mike Matusow is aiming for yet another deep run and his first Main Event title, while funnymen Jason Alexander and Brad Garrett are both trying to prove that when it comes to poker, they are no joke. Everyone hopes to survive Day 3.moreless
  • Main Event - Episode 5
    9/2/09
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    Nearly 6500 players showed up to play in the Main Event this year and now two thirds of them remain, 1500 of whom will be playing today. There are many exciting match ups including 2004 World Champion Greg Raymer seated beside Jason Alexander of Seinfeld fame at the feature table as well as 2000 World Champion Chris Ferguson at the same table as 2009 WSOP Bracelet winner, Roland De Wolfe at table two. The field is stacked with a total of seven Main Event Champions, celebrity poker players Brad Garrett and Jennifer Tilly as well as some of the most entertaining poker pros in the game.moreless
  • Main Event - Episode 4
    8/26/09
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    In 2008, Erik Lindgren won his first bracelet and captured Player of the Year honors. 2009 has not been as kind, but Lindgren looks to turn things around in the Main Event. Last year, Peter Eastgate became the youngest man to ever win the Main Event. On this day, he begins his quest to be the first man to repeat as Champion since the legendary Johnny Chan did it in 1987-1988. And then there is the man who most consider to be the best player in the world, and perhaps the greatest of all-time. Phil Ivey is coming out of a World Series in which he captured his 6th and 7th career bracelets, and is hoping to be the first well known pro since 2001 to capture the Main Event title.moreless
  • Main Event - Episode 3
    10/6/09
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    Phil Hellmuth is joined by 5 other former champions, including Joe Hachem and Scotty Nguyen. Jeffrey Lisandro, the man who had the best overall World Series winning 3 bracelets, looks to keep the momentum going as he has a chance for a 4th. Plus six members of last years November 9 begin the journey to get back to the final table. This is an action packed and star laden day at the World Series of Poker Main Event.moreless
  • Main Event - Episode 2
    8/19/09
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    The volatile Mike Matusow is unpredictable at the poker table but very predictable in his performance at the Main Event. He is also at the table with living legend, and two time Main Event Champion Doyle Brunson.
  • Main Event - Episode 1
    8/19/09
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    The World Series of Poker Main Event is back! And with it, all the anticipation, excitement, and drama only pokers greatest event can deliver. Allen Cunningham, Phil Laak, Gus Hansen, Johnny Chan, Jerry Yang and others are ready to play.
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